$1m Africa Netpreneur Prize by Jack Ma

The Africa Netpreneur Prize Initiative is Jack Ma’s flagship entrepreneur program in Africa led by the Jack Ma Foundation. Our mission is to identify and spotlight African entrepreneur heroes and their stories to inspire the continent and beyond. The Prize will host a grand finale pitch competition in Africa where ten finalists from across the […]

Africa Geographic Photographer Of The Year 2019

The Africa Geographic Photographer of the Year 2019 competition will run from December 2018 to May 2019. Entries – of African wildlife, landscapes, and culture – can be submitted up to midnight (CAT) on Tuesday, 30 April 2019, after which they will close and the winners will be announced end of May 2019. Entries will […]

Femmepreneur spotlight: Adeife Abiodun-Adeyemi Of AjowithAdeife

This week, our female in business spotlight is on Adeife Abiodun-Adeyemi. Read on to learn more about the amazing work she is doing. Tell us about yourself * I am a work-from-home entrepreneur. I am the Founder of AjowithAdeife. I am passionate about business startups, financial independence for women and women empowerment. I love to […]

Google podcast creator program

Have you ever wondered, could I make a great podcast? Apply and find out! The Google Podcasts creator program seeks to increase the diversity of voices in the industry globally and lower barriers to podcasting. Selected teams will receive seed funding and participate in an intensive training program. The program is run by PRX, a […]

Peter Drucker Essay contest 2018

Since the late Middle Ages, the notion of the “Renaissance Man” has celebrated those people who are well-rounded, broadly knowledgeable and capable across the arts and the sciences, and able to approach problems holistically. This year marks the five hundredth year since the passing of the world’s most famous Renaissance Man: Leonardo da Vinci, the […]

Google Business Groups ibadan training

Enjoy some pictures from yesterday’s @gbgibadan training on @Google forms and AdSense. The initiator of She Learns Here, Olubunmi Fajuyigbe was there to facilitate and help the participants get familiar with Google forms and to setup their Blogspot blogs in anticipation of using AdSense. Do you know the Google products available for improving sales and […]

Miss.Africa Digital Seed Funding Tech Initiative for women in Africa

Miss.Africa Initiative led by DCA Academy, is announcing a Seed Fund in Africa that will offer grants to support women and girls in the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) fields to launch or expand their own initiatives that will increase their digital opportunities in IT related training, jobs and leadership roles. The program is […]

Call for Ideas for LEAD Resources – GIZ Startup Loop 2019

In 2002 the German government signed an agreement with the Nigeria Government to support the Nation in terms of Sustainable Economic Development and Energy. In keeping that promise, German Society for International Cooperation (GIZ) partnered with LEAD Resources for the successful implementation of the pilot edition of the Start-up Loop (Start-up Business Training and Coaching […]

The 2019 Tony Elumelu foundation Entrepreneurs

We are so excited! The 2019 Tony Elumelu foundation entrepreneurs list is out. It’s also the 56th birthday of Mr Tony Elumelu, the visionner of the foundation. We wish him greater success, good health and long life. This year, 3050 businesses were chosen from more than 200,000 applications. We are so happy that some of […]

Trailblazer Female Entrepreneurs Award

Dear Female Entrepreneur, . In furtherance of our preparation for Women in Development Summit 2019, We are super excited to celebrate young FEMALE ENTREPRENEURS who are making a DISTINCTION with business to elevate SOCIAL CHANGE and NATION BUILDING. . This year, FIVE DISTINGUISHED young female entrepreneurs, will be awarded as TRAILBLAZER’S at Women in Development […]

Happy International Women’s Day

It’s International Women’s Day 2019 and this year’s theme is “Balance for Better”.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ At She Learns Here, we salute every woman!⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Every woman who’s living her dream⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Every woman who has had to put her dream on hold to help others ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Every woman who’s known and celebrated far and wide⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ […]

Femmepreneur Spotlight: Nsoedo Chidinma

On this week’s spotlight is young and boisterous NSOEDO, Chidinma Miracle. Read more about her below. I’m 21 years old and a First Class graduate of Cell Biology and Genetics from the University of Lagos. I’m currently working as a National Youth Corp member in Abuja. Alongside being a youth corp member, I own a […]

Ibadan Women’s Festival & Expo 2019

Celebrating International Women’s Day With a 3 Day City-Wide Fringe Festival Friday, 15th March – Sunday, 17th March, 2019 9:00am – 5:00pm Daily To Inform, Inspire And Connect Women For Personal Action And Advancement In Life, Workplace And Communities. Establish Simplified And Easily Accessible Processes For Undeserved Women. Develop Sustainable Community-Based Approaches To Enhance Women’s […]

YALI Alumni Innovation Fund (YAIF) – 2nd Call

The goal of the YAIF Fund is to provide essential seed capital and technical assistance to young African leaders under the age of 40. This support will enable investments in promising enterprises, thereby fostering opportunity and development in Africa. Objectives include: (1) selecting and funding young African leaders to launch or expand their revenue-generating ventures; […]

The Anzisha Prize for Young Africans

The Anzisha Prize is Africa’s biggest award for her youngest entrepreneurs, and hands out over USD $100,000 every year in funding to entrepreneurs from all over the continent. Criteria You must be between 15 and 22 years old with an ID document or Passport to present as evidence. Anyone born before November 1, 1996 or […]

Chérie Blair foundation Road to Growth Nigeria.

Road to Growth was successfully piloted with 500 women business owners in Nigeria in 2015-16 and was subsequently launched in Mexico in 2018. Read more about the impact of the Nigeria pilot. Following on from these initiatives, we are continuing our collaborative venture with ExxonMobil Foundation in 2019 in Nigeria. Road to Growth will continue […]

Women We Admire: Olubunmi Fajuyigbe

In the spirit of tooting your horn, today we Admire @olubunmisays the Initiator and Director of She Learns Here Ltd. Olubunmi is a professional trainer, conference speaker and instructor, the Initiator of She Learns Here, a platform where she is a part of the faculty that trains and supports women with knowledge to improve their […]


INGRESSIVE IS COMMITTED TO SUPPORTING THE NEXT GENERATION OF AFRICAN INNOVATORS. They invest $50k to $100k checks into Pre-Seed to Seed, tech-enabled companies based in Sub-Saharan Africa. Ingressive provides follow-on funding with our own investor base, who run some of the leading funds in the world. Ingressive looks for post-launch founders with a great product, […]

Women we admire: Femi Olayebi

Femi Olayebi is the CEO and Chief Creative Director of My World of Bags, a Handbag Design and Manufacturing company based in Ibadan, Nigeria. Under My World of Bags, she runs FEMIHANDBAGS, an ‘affordable luxury’ line of bespoke, beautifully handcrafted leather handbags. 2008 – Femi was one of the first 25 recipients to be awarded […]

Femmepreneur Spotlight Yetunde Adegboye of YBOM ventures

Our second entrepreneurial feature this year on She Learns Here is Yetunde Adegboye, the Founder of Ybom ventures, the parent company of Kidpolis by Ybom, a computer science graduate who also holds a masters degree in Managerial Psychology. Before now, Yetunde had worked in several industries including Oil and Gas, Maritime, Banking and Aviation industries. […]

Women we admire: Funke Opeke

Funke Opeke, CEO, Founder, Main One who was recently named as part of @forbes World’s top 50 women in Technology and has received several awards for her vision and audacity. After 20 years working in U.S. telecoms, Funke Opeke returned to her native Nigeria and commenced correcting that country’s connectivity problems. The former Verizon executive […]